From be- + nothing.
benothing (third-person singular simple present benothings, present participle benothinging, simple past and past participle benothinged)
- (transitive) To reduce to nothing; annihilate.
- 1915, Sir Henry John Newbolt, Aladore - Page 58:
- Now leave we Ywain to his fighting and turn we to the lady, that was there heavily cast down to be so left and benothinged.